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Pinot noirs — palate-pleasers for all seasons

The difference between a good pinot noir and a great bottle plays itself out in numerous ways

06 October 2020 - 19:43 By Michael Fridjhon

While the warmer days of spring presage a shift from red wine to white, there is one variety that is pretty much the cultivar for all seasons — pinot noir. Significantly less tannic than other reds, paler in colour and characterised more by fruit than richness or weight in the mouth, pinot noir straddles the flavour and textural features of red and white wines...

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